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Origin and Meaning of Cefn

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  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Cefn is of Welsh origin and means "Back".

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From Middle Welsh keuen, from Proto-Celtic *kebno- (“back”), related to Breton kein (“back”), Cornish keyn (“back”), Gaulish Cebenna (“ridge, height”) (whence French Cévennes).

  1. back, rear; (figuratively) support, second; body as needing clothing, etc.
  2. support, ridge; butt of ploughed land between two parallel furrows; opening furrows of such a butt; (biblical) furlong; vertical fissure or fault in a rock
    1. garden bed
  3. middle, centre

Notable Persons Named Cefn

Cefn Druids A.F.C. is a sports team member for the Cefn Druids A.F.C.


Fun Facts about the name Cefn

  • How unique is the name Cefn? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Cefn was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Cefn: Your name in reverse order is Nfec. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Cenf. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Cefn born Sep 23, 1978

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Wales approximately on 1300. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

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